Online Privacy / Security

The state of Internet today - with the never-ending reveals of state surveillance and the commercialization of our private communications - does not shock us. A technological project initially developed by the American army and which was later controlled by the Market was certainly not designed to protect those at the bottom.

December 16, 2015 

Aaron Swartz Hackathon This Weekend Is Your Chance To Hack for a Better World This weekend marks the third annual Aaron Swartz Day hackathon, and a chance for you to meet up with other people working to use technology to make the world a better place. Once again, cities around the world will host two days of meetups.

November 8, 2015 

The “Tor Animation” is a short video to help new users and members of the community become more familiar with Tor and understand how Tor Browser protects their privacy online. The idea behind this video and other activities like the UX studies is to get closer to end-users and understand their needs.

March 23, 2015 
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This is a call at the last newsletter of Riseup for fund raising. Here in the northern hemisphere the leaves are pretty, the ground is soggy, and the annual Riseup fundraising drive is afoot! We need you to pay for our core costs and help keep us going in our fifteenth year of existence.

October 16, 2014 
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The impact social media has had on our daily lives - we now record where we go, what we do and what we think for the world to see – has radically changed the way we relate to ourselves and each other. As the proliferation of social media has become increasingly seamless and habitual, we have become unwittingly accustomed to our mass migration into cyberspace.

June 16, 2014 
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Opponents of mass government surveillance are braced for the June-5 campaign for a free and secure internet, led by some of the world’s largest websites. A massive electronic ‘Thunderclap’ is planned for the first anniversary of Snowden’s revelations.

June 3, 2014 

Destroy your carefully constructed virtual image in four easy clicks. Hey Jammers! This year’s Digital Detox Week begins Monday, February 10th. To get you in the mood, we’re reposting this article, “Facebook Suicide” from Adbusters #89. In march, at the peak of Facebook popularity, I quit. with four swift clicks of the mouse, I canceled my account.

February 9, 2014 
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This is a farewell to our freedom of speech, privacy and World Wide Web, and an unwanted welcome to Turkey Narrow Web. Ahmet A. Sabancı in Tech Medium Dear Internet, We, as people from Turkey, had a great time with you.

February 7, 2014 
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DEAR USERS OF THE INTERNET, In January 2012 we defeated the SOPA and PIPA censorship legislation with the largest Internet protest in history. A year ago this month one of that movement's leaders, Aaron Swartz, tragically passed away.

January 12, 2014 
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The National Security Agency is reportedly building a ‘quantum computer’ capable of breaking encryption used to protect the most vital records around the world. The US spy agency is seeking an advanced-speed,“cryptologically useful quantum computer” that can bypass encryption that currently shields global banking, business, medical and government records.

January 3, 2014 
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